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Covid-19 has forced us to reduce destructive atmospheric behaviours and has reminded us that we are at the mercy of nature. Matt Maynard looks into the effect that viral-mitigation is having on global emissions, and asks whether current material and emotional…
Recruiting armies of albatrosses could enable the detection of illegal fishing
What better time to get reading? We’ve collected some of our favourite books from over the years, a collection of certifiable classics and a few lesser-known delights. Dive right on in...
We may be stuck inside, but there’s no need to close our eyes to the world beyond our walls. We’ve collated some of our favourite documentaries available on Netflix and BBC iPlayer to tantalise the geographically minded...
It is supposed to ease the transfer of workers in high-carbon industries and environment-destroying jobs into cleaner, greener alternatives, without destroying their livelihoods in the process. But if the so-called ‘Just Transition’ holds all the answers, why aren’t governments around…
New discoveries about the way grizzly bears retain muscle strength during hibernation could help patients with muscle atrophy
Capturing carbon from power stations and other high-carbon processes is often described as a vital part of the overall strategy to control CO2 emissions – but does it really work?
 Dubbed the riskiest glacier on Earth, an ongoing project to learn more about Thwaites is vital to ensure the accuracy of sea-level rise predictions
Most people think they are more environmentally friendly than others. Most people are wrong...
The discovery of a new form of the aurora borealis could reveal secrets about the most unknown part of the planet
The release of pharmaceuticals into rivers and lakes is having dramatic consequences for both human health and that of ecosystems
Whatever your subject, looking through a macro lens provides an entirely different way of seeing the world, says Keith Wilson
German physicist, biologist and photographer, Andreas Kay was based in Ecuador and chronicled the country’s amazing array of small creatures, creating a 28,000-image strong photographic collection. Diagnosed with glioblastoma, one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer, Kay, 59, …
Prestigious photography competition returns for a third year
 New evidence reveals just how persistent some neonicotinoids are in the environment, raising questions for the countries that still allow their use
Scientists are using underwater loudspeakers to attract fish species back to degraded coral reefs
For years, China was the go-to destination for exporting the West’s refuse material. But with an import ban now in place for everything from plastics to e-waste, and a growing global population producing an ever-greater amount of rubbish, what exactly…
Capturing the perfect shot sometimes means not having the camera operator present. Luckily, advances in camera traps and drone technology are making remote photography more and more viable, says Keith Wilson

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